MAD93-79 (SUNY) (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Berivotra, Madagascar (15.9° S, 46.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.1° S, 38.4° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Maevarano Formation, Maastrichtian (72.1 - 66.0 Ma)

• Either the uppermost Anembalemba or basal Miadana Member, Maevarano Formation, Maastrichtian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by P. Dodson

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney and C. A. Forster. 2003. Side-necked turtle lower jaws (Podocnemididae, Bothremydidae) from the Late Cretaceous Maevarano Formation of Madagascar. American Museum Novitates 3397:1-13 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129300: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 23.06.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Bothremydidae indet. sideneck turtle
UA 8708; a dentary fragment consisting of a portion of the right ramus and symphyseal region